JUDITH M. MATLOCK is a partner in the Energy Group of the Denver law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs LLP. For thirty-five years she has represented companies in the oil and gas industry. Her practice has emphasized the post-production side of the business. She is involved in all aspects of the gathering, transportation, processing, fractionation, and marketing of natural gas, liquids, and crude oil and representing producers in connection with the calculation, payment, and reporting of royalties and production taxes. Her practice also includes public utility law involving both gas and electric utilities. She received her undergraduate degree (B.A. 1979) from the University of Colorado at Denver and her law degree (J.D. 1982) from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Order of the Coif, and the Denver, Colorado, and American Bar Associations. She has been named in The Best Lawyers in America® (oil and gas) since 1995. She is an active participant in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and has served on the Executive Committee, as a trustee, and co-chair of the Special Institutes Committee. She has also been the program chair for several RMMLF special institutes and short courses, was the program chair for the 2010 Annual Institute, and is a frequent lecturer and writer on energy topics. She teaches the oil and gas marketing section of the Foundation’s Oil and Gas Law Short Courses. She is a frequent lecturer and writer on energy topics including two annual institute papers and over a dozen special institute papers for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, and numerous other papers for various oil and gas associations. Some of her papers include “Natural Gas Processing Agreements,” Natural Gas Marketing I, Paper No. 7 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 1987); “Natural Gas Processing Agreements,” Natural Gas Marketing II, Paper No. 7 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 1988); “Contract Considerations for All Buyers and Sellers,” “The Natural Gas Wellhead Decontrol Act of 1989,” 19 Colorado Lawyer 655 (1990); “Federal Regulation of Natural Gas,” Natural Gas Conference, Handout (Energy Decisions, Inc. 1990); “Gas Marketing, Transportation, and Balancing,” 1991 AAPL International Conference & Annual Meeting (Denver, Colorado); “Federal and State Regulation of Sales and Transportation,” Negotiating Natural Gas Contracts in the Order 636 Environment, Paper No. 3 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 1993); Who Rules Interstate Gathering?” Natural Gas: How to Keep Winning (Hart Publications 1993); “Transportation Tariffs and Agreements,” Practical Natural Gas Marketing Short Course, Paper No. 5 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 1994); “Workshop ‑ Nominations, Allocations and Penalties in Detail,” Practical Natural Gas Marketing Short Course, Paper No. 6 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 1994); Overview of Federal Regulation,” Oil and Natural Gas Pipelines – Wellhead to End User, Paper 2A (Rocky Mt. Min. Law Fdn. 1995); “Catching up: The Need to Reflect the Current Gas Marketing Environment in Oil and Gas Agreements,” Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law, pg. 305 (University of Utah College of Law 2004); Natural Gas Gathering, Transportation and Storage Agreements,” Oil and Gas Agreements II (Rocky Mt. Min. L. Fdn. 2005); and “Federal Oil and Gas Pipeline Regulation – an Overview,” Oil & Gas Agreements: Midstream and Marketing, Paper 4 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. 2011).